International Uranium Film Festival Rio de Janeiro

NAME OF FESTIVAL: International Uranium Film Festival Rio de Janeiro

SINCE: 2011

WHERE: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

ABOUT THE FESTIVAL

The first edition of the Uranium Film Festival finally took place in May 2011 in Rio de Janeiro. Today the festival is a global event with festival screenings around the globe from Rio to Berlin, Washington, New Delhi and Window Rock - highlighting all nuclear and radioactive issues: nuclear fuel chain, uranium mining, atomic bombs, nuclear power plants, nuclear waste deposits - from Hiroshima to Fukushima. The best and most important films of the year receive the Uranium Film Festival´s awards. Since the International Uranium Film Festival was held first time in Hollywood, in 2016, it is also known as The Atomic Age Cinema Fest.

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International Uranium Film Festival Goes on The Road to … Munich

International Uranium Film Festival Goes on The Road to … Munich

TAILINGS directed by Sam Price-Waldman Last May, the International Uranium Film Festival took place at the Museum of Modern Art (MAM) in Rio de Janeiro. And now for the first time, from September 26 to September 29, 2013, the festival is going to visit Munich, capital of Bavaria, Germany. The Uranium Film Festival is described as the world’s only festival devoted to the entire nuclear fuel chain: from uranium mining to nuclear waste, from Hiroshima […]

Russian Film “ATOMIC IVAN” and U.S. Film “NUCLEAR SAVAGE” Win Top Film Awards at Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro’s Uranium Film Festival 2013

Russian Film “ATOMIC IVAN” and U.S. Film “NUCLEAR SAVAGE” Win Top Film Awards at Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro’s Uranium Film Festival 2013

After screening 52 documentaries and fiction movies from 19 countries, May 16 to May 26,  the 3rd International Uranium Film Festival of Rio Janeiro 2013 in the cinema of the Modern Art Museum (MAM) came to a close. Six films from six countries – Russia, India, USA, Estonia, Jordan and Germany – were honored with the Uranium Film Festival’s trophy, the Yellow Oscar. ATOMIC IVAN by Vasily Barkhatov from Russia won the Yellow Oscar 2013 for Best Feature Fiction Movie, and “NUCLEAR SAVAGE: THE ISLANDS OF SECRET PROJECT 4.1” by US-Filmmaker Adam Jonas won the Yellow Oscar 2013 for Best Feature Documentary.